Med Surg/ Tele Registered Nurse FT
LifePoint Hospitals
 Lake Havasu City, AZ

Position Description

This is a Department of Nursing Service position that provides delivery of patient care with the knowledge of a Registered Nurse. Must demonstrate the clinical ability to work as Primary RN on the Unit to which assigned. Must be able to coordinates the delivery of patient care on the Unit; completes required documentation; participates in patient/family teaching and discharge planning, effectively utilizing the Nursing Process. Provides leadership by working cooperatively and effectively with physicians, ancillary staff and other administrative and support personnel in maintaining the standards of professional nursing practice in the multidisciplinary clinical setting. Provides the basic leadership required of a Registered Nurse for subordinate staff on the Unit. Maintains quality delivery of patient care by completing patient assignments in compliance with the Nursing Process, the Arizona Nurse Practice Act, TJC and State regulations and established Hospital Policies and Procedures. Strives daily to give all customers very good care and promotes Havasu Regional Medical Centers' Standards of Behavior and other duties as assigned.

Provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.

Minimum Education

X Associate's degree Required

Required Skills

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Required Skills

Certifications:

BCLS required on hire (once ACLS is obtained BCLS no longer required)

EKG course certification required within 60 days of hire

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) required within 6 months of hire

NIHSS within 6 months of hire

Required Skills

IMC:

TNCC with in 6 months of Hire

Moderate Sedation within 30 days

Med Surg & Tele:

PALS within 6 months of Hire

Required Licenses

Registered Nurses

Arizona RN or Compact State License